[Asis-l] Medscape Mobile > WebMD Launches Free Mobile Application For Physicians

gerrymck gerry.mckiernan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 12:57:27 EDT 2009


A Wednesday AM Discovery ! / A Model For Other Communities [?]


NEW YORK, July 21, 2009 / PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News
Network/ WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of
health information, today announced the launch of Medscape Mobile, a
free medical application for physicians. Medscape Mobile provides
physicians with Medscape's industry-leading medical information in a
convenient mobile format that can be accessed on demand on the
iPhone(TM) and iPod touch(R).

Medscape Mobile includes the most comprehensive drug information,
clinical reference tools, medical news and continuing medical
education (CME). It is the only mobile application to include
specialty-specific news from Medscape's award-winning professional
news team. Medscape Mobile also includes CME activities organized by
specialty and designed for use on a mobile device.


Medscape Mobile is currently available on the iPhone(TM) and iPod
touch(R) and will be offered on additional mobile platforms, including
BlackBerry(R), later this year. Medscape will launch additional mobile
features this year, further enhancing its value to physicians at the

Medscape Mobile is a free information service and its comprehensive
features include:

>Drug database of over 6,000 generic and brand name drugs, plus hundreds of herbals, supplements and antidotes.

>> Drug interaction checker that quickly shows interactions for a combination of up to 30 drugs, herbals and/or supplements

>>> Medscape Medical News with up-to-date, specialty-focused medical content across more than 30 specialties.

>>>>Continuing Medical Education from MedscapeCME in formats created specifically for the mobile device.

>>>>>The WebMD Health Directory featuring contact information for over 400,000 physicians, 57,000 pharmacies, and 6,000 hospitals in a convenient search format.

An interactive demo is available.

Links to all appropriate site links including The App are accessible from

[ http://tinyurl.com/n4ljk4  ]

!!! Thanks To Aktuelles Nachrichten aus der Zweigbibliothek Medizin
For The HeadsUp !!!


Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
Science and Technology Librarian
Iowa State University Library
Ames IA 50011

gerrymck at iastate.edu

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